Dr Brian Hendrich
University of Cambridge
United States of America
Brian Hendrich grew up near Seattle, Washington, and is consequently a consummate coffee snob. He got his PhD from Stanford University in 1995 working on X chromosome inactivation with Huntington Willard. In 1995 he joined the lab of Adrian Bird at the University of Edinburgh and participated in the discovery and characterisation of a family of methyl-CpG binding proteins in mammals. In 2001 he started his own laboratory at the University of Edinburgh. In 2008 he moved to the Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research in Cambridge. He is currently a Principal Research Associate and Director of the PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology and Medicine for the Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.
Transcriptional control of stem cell fate